Not news to many: Our polarized view of media brands is only intensifying
Nike has Colin Kaepernick. Smith & Wesson has guns. Trump Hotels has, well, President Trump.
Not surprisingly, each of these companies is among the most politically polarizing brands of the moment. But the best way to make such a list, it turns out, is to be in the news business.
Of the 15 most polarizing brands of 2019, the dozen not mentioned above are from a single industry — the mainstream media — according to a recent survey by Morning Consult, a brand development and news company. The rankings were...